Tag: Brixton Society

Learn about the history of Brixton at the heritage festival

  Lambeth Heritage Festival is a September month-long festival led by Lambeth Archives and the Lambeth Local History Forum. For history buffs there is plenty to...

Heritage and heroes of Brixton and around

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for its fifth year in September, celebrating the history of the borough with over 60 events, many of them in...

Public consultation on improvements to Atlantic Road

Lambeth council is seeking views on how to improve the layout of Atlantic Road at two public workshops. The workshops on a potential new...

Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women

A memorial to Black Caribbean and African Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars is to be erected in Brixton...

Windrush Square clean-up seeks volunteers

Local community groups are asking volunteers to donate two hours of litter picking, weeding, watering and bulb planting in Windrush Square on Friday 30 September. Tools and...

Brixton plaque honours local hero Norma Williamson

A crowd gathered on Windrush Square to pay tribute to Norma Williamson, a tireless community campaigner who recently passed way after a short illness, writes...

Archives are important – so have your say

Bill Linskey, chair of The Lambeth Local History Forum and Brixton Society urges all borough residents to take part in consultation on the Lambeth...

Community day in Windrush Square 2 April

Come and meet neighbours and friends at the Windrush Square community day. There will be lots of stalls and plenty to do and enjoy...

Windrush anti-social behaviour ‘out of hand’

Anti-social behaviour in Windrush Square is “out of hand” according to the Brixton Society. In a post on its website yesterday (15 November), it said...

Residents angry over plans to replace historic church with ‘ugly, modern’...

The oldest working church in Lambeth is under threat of demolition after the local parish unveiled plans for its redevelopment. St Andrew, Stockwell Green, was...

Anger at cultural cutback

Friends of Lambeth’s libraries and parks, including those in Brixton, have criticised Lambeth council for its proposals to reduce cultural services. They have branded its...

Rejected proposals for part-conversion of Grosvenor pub have been resubmitted

Developers have reactivated plans to turn the top floors of the Grosvenor Arms on Sidney Street, SW9, into flats.  Proposals by Golfrate, the building's owners, to...

Lambeth council should “do more, not less” in consulting the public...

The changes Lambeth council has proposed for the way it consults the public on planning matters has been called into question. In a bid to cut...

Brixton arches traders slam Lambeth council

Traders in Brixton’s railway arches have slammed Lambeth council for failing to support them in their fight against eviction by Network Rail. Last month, businesses...

Best of Brixton: February

Our top tips for what's on in February...  Mon 9 @ Upstairs at the Ritzy. Tonight the Ritzy hosts their ‘board games and beyond night’,...

Hundreds against LED ad boards in Brixton

Hundreds of comments have been lodged against proposals to erect huge LED advertising boards in the centre of Brixton. A planning application has been submitted...

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